Buzz Around Natural Plastic Alternative

The war on plastic is well underway and we’ve been documenting newsworthy action by corporations and government alike, but what will replace these plastics? For some items like straws there

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Disney Distances Itself From Single-use Plastics

Joining other big names in the war on single-use plastic, the house of Mickey Mouse, Disney has announced it will phase out plastic straws and drink stirrers over the next

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Visualising CO2

Carbon dioxide is all around us and constantly in flux. It’s released naturally through decomposition, ocean release, volcanos, and respiration. Obviously, human activities such as deforestation and the burning of

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App Helps Identify Origins of Pollution

Plastic rubbish and other undesirable waste wash up on beaches every minute around the world but unfortunately, it’s often impossible to tell where the waste originates and who’s responsible. Beautiful

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Scuba Diving Physicist Works With Wave-Power

Japanese quantum physicist and avid scuba diver, Tsumoru Shintake, is obsessed with the ocean and its immense power. After working on the island of Okinawa, Shintake was inspired to create

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Ikea to Farewell Singe Use Plastics

The war on plastic waste continues to gain significant momentum as Ikea commits to phasing out single-use plastic products from its stores by 2020. The phase-out will include plastic straws,

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Airbus Solar Plane Set to Break Flying Record

High above Arizona, USA, an aircraft is flying its way into the record books as it closes in on 30 days of nonstop flying. The unmanned Airbus plane, known as the

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Household Waste Contains New Energy Possibilities For QLD

As Australia’s population continues to grow, so does the waste produced. In Queensland this waste has largely ended up in landfill but now a group of councils has banded together

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These Recycled Skateboards Fit In Your Locker and Save Oceans

Skateboarding is a very green (and generally rad) way to get around or kill some time but as the sport continues to grow in popularity what happens to all of

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UK’s First Energy Positive Classroom

We love hearing success stories from schools in other parts of the world and we recently discovered the Active Classroom in the UK. Created by SPECIFIC, a U.K. Innovation and

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